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  • Stuttgart, Nov 23, 2022 - On 22 November 2022, the Assembly of Delegates elected the labor representatives for the supervisory boards of Daimler Truck AG and Daimler Truck Holding AG. The indirect, two-stage election procedure first provides for the election of electoral men and women, the delegates. These then elect the members of the supervisory board.
  • Stuttgart / Portland, USA, Nov 17, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG today announced the appointment of Joanna Buttler as head of its Global Autonomous Technology Group, effective immediately. In her new role, she leads the company’s global autonomous technology strategy, including vehicle programs, global rollout and partnerships. The goal is to bring autonomous trucks (SAE Level 4) into series production in the U.S. within this decade.
  • Wörth, Nov 14, 2022 - This year, about 90 trainees and dual students will start their careers at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant. Jürgen Hartwig, member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG responsible for Human Resources and Labour Director, visited the junior staff at the site.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 11, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") continued its profitable growth path with a strong business development in the third quarter despite ongoing supply chain constraints and headwinds from raw material and energy prices. The company was able to increase its Group unit sales year-on-year to 134,972 units in Q3 2022 (+ 27 %, Q3 2021: 106,304 units).
  • Stuttgart, Nov 2, 2022 - In the new episode of the CEO Podcast “Transportation Matters” of Daimler Truck, Martin Daum talks to Anna Mascolo, Executive Vice President for Emerging Energy Solutions at Shell. The two discuss the challenge of developing the necessary infrastructure for green energy.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 26, 2022 - Daimler Truck recorded a strong business performance in the third quarter of the 2022 financial year.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Stuttgart, Oct 21, 2022 - Jürgen Distl (44), Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Mercedes-Benz Trucks, will be responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations as of January 1, 2023. He will succeed Sven Gräble and manage the Mercedes-Benz Trucks production network, which includes the sites in Wörth (Germany), Aksaray (Turkey) and Molsheim (France).
  • Stuttgart, Oct 18, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG and Gehring Technologies GmbH + Co. KG (https://www.gehring-group.com) have signed an agreement on a strategic partnership focusing on building up expertise in process development and prototype construction of commercial vehicle specific electric motors.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 12, 2022 - In the latest episode of the CEO Podcast "Transportation Matters" of Daimler Truck, Martin Daum speaks with Sherry Sanger, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer at Penske Transportation Solutions, an US-based provider of global transportation services.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 7, 2022 - Laying of the foundation stone in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Frank Nopper: Daimler Truck is building a new Commercial Vehicle Center for Mercedes-Benz and FUSO trucks and Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses in Stuttgart Feuerbach on an area of approximately 21,000 square meters.
  • Oct 7, 2022 - The “be a mover talk” with Jörg Howe, Head of Global Communications & External Affairs Daimler Truck, is a conversation format in which people are introduced who want to change something positive in the world.
  • Gaggenau, Oct 6, 2022 - This year, 86 trainees and dual students will start their careers at the Mercedes-Benz Gaggenau plant. Jochen Goetz, member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG responsible for finance and controlling, visited the junior staff at the site.
  • Beijing, China , Sep 23, 2022 - Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive (BFDA), the joint venture of Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) and Foton Motor, celebrates the first locally produced Mercedes-Benz trucks with an inauguration ceremony at its new state-of-the-art production site in Huairou, Beijing. With the start of the series-production as scheduled, Daimler Truck is opening a new chapter in China.
  • Hanover, Sep 22, 2022 - As part of the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles “IAA Transportation”, Daimler Truck honored four suppliers with the Daimler Truck Supplier Award for the first time as an independent, listed company. Outstanding achievements in the categories Innovation, Sustainability, Partnership and Quality were awarded in Hanover.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 14, 2022 - In Germany alone, around 470 young people have started their career at Daimler Truck in six truck and bus plants and 29 branches in these weeks. The range of trainings offered is diverse, with young people being able to choose from 18 apprenticeships and nine dual study courses tailored to increase digitalization and need for IT skills.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 14, 2022 - In the current episode of his "Transportation Matters" podcast, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG, talks to Dr. Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post AG, about the future of logistics.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Aug 30, 2022 - The Torello Group, a long-standing business partner of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Italy, continues to rely on vehicles from Daimler Truck to modernize its fleet. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally presented the Torello family with the keys to their 1000th Mercedes-Benz Actros at the Wörth am Rhein Customer Center.
  • Stuttgart / Portland / Blacksburg, Aug 18, 2022 - Daimler Truck and Torc Robotics announce a change in leadership at Torc that will usher in the next era of growth, product commercialization, and customer focus.
  • Stuttarrt, Aug 17, 2022 - In the current episode of his podcast “Transportation Matters”, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Daimler Truck AG, talks to Bernd Heid, Senior Partner at McKinsey, about the future role of hydrogen.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 15, 2022 - As an independent company with a stock exchange listing, Daimler Truck receives high attention, both from society and politics, but also from the capital market, its customers and employees.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Aug 11, 2022 - Despite ongoing supply chain constraints and headwinds from raw material prices Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") continued its profitable growth path in Q2, increasing unit sales, revenue and adjusted EBIT (EBIT adj.).
  • Stuttgart, Jul 28, 2022 - On the occasion of the recruiting event "Daimler Truck Reboot Camp" at the Truck Campus in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Jörg Howe (Head of Global Communications Daimler Truck AG) spoke with Jürgen Hartwig (Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG, responsible for Human Resources and Labor Director) about how the job market has changed in recent years, the importance of team spirit at Daimler Truck, and why diversity and variety are of central importance to the company.
  • Stuttgart / München / Gothenburg, Sweden, Jul 8, 2022 - Today, Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and the Volvo Group completed the final step in forming the previously announced joint venture for charging infrastructure in Europe. The new joint venture, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by 2050.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 22, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") has successfully concluded its first Annual General Meeting as an independent, listed company. All resolutions proposed by the administration were accepted with a clear majority.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 22, 2022 - At its first Annual General Meeting, Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") reaffirms its claim to be the leading company in the transportation industry, driving the transformation of the industry and creating a sustainable added value for customers, shareholders and employees.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 15, 2022 - Daimler Truck launches the fourth season of Martin Daum’s CEO Podcast “Transportation Matters”. This episode's guest is German fencing icon and multi-award-winning Olympic champion Britta Heidemann who talks with Martin Daum about motivation and competition.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Jun 10, 2022 - The winners have been announced for this year's German Brand Award, one of the most important German prizes presented to a brand. With this prestigious award, the German Brand Institute honors companies, agencies, service providers and marketeers from all sectors, but also non-commercial and government organizations that stand out from the competition through exemplary brand management, sustainable campaigns and extraordinary marketing projects.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 8, 2022 - A holistic understanding of sustainability, CO2-neutral products and production by 2039, responsibility to employees and society, as well as the creation of clear obligations with strong corporate governance: These keywords describe the realignment of Daimler Truck Holding AG’s sustainable business strategy.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Jun 2, 2022 - Trucks, buses and services from Daimler Truck AG won first place in eight categories at the 2022 ETM Awards. The award ceremony, which took place "live" in Berlin for the first time yesterday evening after having held virtual events for the last two years, is considered an important indicator in the commercial vehicle industry.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2022 - Wie geht es nach dem Schulabschluss weiter? Interesse an der Arbeit bei einem internationalen Nutzfahrzeughersteller? Bereit die Transformation hin zu nachhaltigen Antrieben mitzugestalten? Dann gibt es jetzt die Möglichkeit: Die Bewerbungsphase für eine Ausbildung oder einen Dualen Studienplatz bei Daimler Truck für das Ausbildungsjahr 2023 ist am 1. Juni 2022 gestartet.
  • São Bernardo do Campo / Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2022 - Automated Mercedes-Benz trucks are being used in the Brazilian sugar cane harvest since 2019. Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has configured the Mercedes-Benz Axor specifically for automated harvesting operations as part of a development partnership with the Brazilian agricultural technology manufacturer Grunner.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, May 31, 2022 - Daimler Truck’s Asian subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; “FUSO”) celebrates the 90th anniversary of the FUSO brand. The origin of the iconic FUSO name dates back to May 1932, when Mitsubishi's first bus, the "B46 type shared car", manufactured at the Kobe Shipyard of the former Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, was branded FUSO.
  • Stuttgart/Reutlingen, May 23, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG will become a major anchor shareholder in German high-tech engineering company Manz AG (https://www.manz.com) through a capital increase of around ten percent, subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. In addition, in a first step both companies have signed a cooperation agreement on a strategic partnership to establish a pilot line for the production of lithium-ion battery cells and for the assembly of batteries at Daimler Truck’s Mannheim site.
  • Stuttgart, May 17, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") has made a positive start to the new year with growth in unit sales, revenue and EBIT (adjusted). The company was able to increase its Group unit sales significantly year-on-year to 109,000 units in Q1 2022 (+ 8%, Q1 2021: 101,000 units). Despite ongoing supply bottlenecks, Daimler Truck was able to benefit from the strong demand situation in the first quarter.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) successfully kept its focus on working to improve its overall profitability in 2021. With its approach of a strict fixed cost discipline the company achieved its financial targets for 2021 despite significant supply chain headwinds.
  • Stuttgart/ Bangalore, Mar 8, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”), one of the leading global commercial vehicle manufacturers, launched the product engineering and IT center Daimler Truck Innovation Center India (DTICI) in Bangalore, India. With DTICI, Daimler Truck is creating a new, company-owned incubator in which scalable innovations for the global product portfolio will be created in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2022 - The Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) will move up to the DAX stock index effective on March 21. This was announced by Deutsche Börse late yesterday evening after close of trading in the US. Deutsche Börse decides on changes to the index composition twice a year in March and September.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth / Kempten, Feb 28, 2022 - One of the first battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros out of series production is going to the logistics service provider Dachser. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally handed over an eActros 300 to Stefan Hohm, Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Dachser Board of Management, during a customer meeting in Wörth am Rhein.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth, Feb 28, 2022 - he first all-electric series-produced eActros from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth am Rhein is now in customer hands: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, has handed over an eActros 300 for heavy-duty distribution transport to the logistics service provider DB Schenker.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2022 - Which technology drives a CO2-neutral future? No question currently occupies the truck industry, the energy sector and politics like this one. Daimler Truck has clearly set its strategic course and is consistently pursuing a dual-track strategy in the electrification of its portfolio with both battery-electric and hydrogen-based drives.
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